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250+ Motivational Quotes About Strength

Motivational Quotes

December 29th, 2017   |   Updated on June 29th, 2022

1. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”-Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde


2.“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening,And live like it’s heaven on earth.”-William W. Purkey


3. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”-Mahatma Gandhi


4. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


5. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”-Mahatma Gandhi


6. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”-Martin Luther King Jr.

7. “Without music, life would be a mistake.”-Friedrich Nietzsche

8. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”-Stephen Chbosky

Stephen Chbosky


9. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”-Marilyn Monroe


10. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”-Albert Einstein


11. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”-Oscar Wilde


12. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”-Bil Keane


13. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but  because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”-Neil Gaiman


14. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”-Thomas A. Edison


15. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.”-Elie Wiesel


17. “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”-Albert Einstein


18. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”-Dr. Seuss


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20. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”-George Eliot

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21. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”-Maya Angelou


22. “Everything you can imagine is real.”-Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso


23. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”-C.S. Lewis


24. “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”-J.K. Rowling


25. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”-George Bernard Shaw


26. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”-Theodore Roosevelt


27. “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”-Shel Silverstein


28. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closeddoor that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”-Helen Keller

29. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”-Winston S. Churchill


30. “So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”-Stephen Chbosky


31.“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.”-John Lennon


32. “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”-Paulo Coelho


33. “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”-Veronica Roth



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35. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”-Lewis Carroll


36. “What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.”-Maya Angelou


37. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”-Dr. Seuss

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Bob Marley


39. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”-Paulo Coelho



Henri J.M. Nouwen


41. You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.”-Nicholas Sparks


42. “Well-behaved women seldom make history.”-Laurel Thatcher Ulrich


44. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”-Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn


46. When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.”-Mahatma Gandhi

47. I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”-Herbert Bayard Swope


48. Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


49. “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes Awww!”-Jack Kerouac

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50. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”-Dalai Lama XIV


51. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”-F. Scott Fitzgerald


52. “Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (…) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”-John Green



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54. Don’t think or judge, just listen.”-Sarah Dessen

55. Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.”-Gustave Flaubert


56. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson


57. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”-Margaret Mead


58. “First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to you.”-Nicholas Klein


59. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”-Abraham Lincoln

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60. Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.” -Thomas Szasz



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62. “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”-C.S. Lewis


63. “I hope she’ll be a fool — that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”-F. Scott Fitzgerald


64. I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than acts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”-Robert Fulghum


65. “May you live every day of your life.” -Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift


66. “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”-A.A. Milne


66. “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”-L.M. Montgomery


67. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”-Rick Riordan

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68. You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won’t mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever…. connections are made with the heart, not the tongue.”-C. JoyBell C.


69. “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” -Albert Einstein


70. “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down happy. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”-John Lennon


71. Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”- Jalaluddin Rumi


72. Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.And sings the tune without the words. And never stops at all.”-Emily Dickinson


73. Always do what you are afraid to do.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson


74. Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”-George Orwell


75. Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.”-Martin Luther King Jr.


76. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”-Martin Luther King Jr.


77. “I am a part of all that I have met.”-Alfred Tennyson

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78. The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.”-Maya Angelou


79. There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life.” Live, then, and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget, that until the day God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, ‘Wait and Hope.”-Alexandre Dumas


80. Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at- all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours.”-Ayn Rand


81. In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”-Martin Luther King Jr.


82. It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.”-John Green


83. Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”-Arthur Schopenhauer


84. If you’re reading this…Congratulations, you’re alive.If that’s not something to smile about,then I don’t know what is.”-Chad Sugg


85. Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”-Haruki Murakami

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86. “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..”-John Milton

87. Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.”-Paulo Coelho


88. Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.”-Lloyd Alexander


89. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.(Popular misquote of “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”)”-Maya Angelou


90. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson


91. And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”-Haruki Murakami


92. If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”-Martin Luther King Jr.“The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”-J.R.R. Tolkien


93. “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”-Maya Angelou


94. “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”-Arthur Conan Doyle


95. Turn your wounds into wisdom.”-Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

96. Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”-Isaac Asimov


97. Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”-William Shakespeare

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98. And, in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make.”-Paul McCartney


99. What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.”-Suzanne Collins


100. Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”-Mahatma Gandhi

101. I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, ‘How many good things have you done in your life?’ rather he will ask, ‘How much love did you put into what you did?”-Mother Teresa


102. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


103. It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.”-Dale Carnegie


104. I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.”-Agatha Christie


105. War is peace.Freedom is slavery.Ignorance is strength.”-George Orwell

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106. One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”-Sigmund Freud



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108. If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.”-Haruki Murakami


109. “I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”-Maya Angelou


110. “We’re all seeking that special person who is right for us. But if you’ve been through enough relationships, you begin to suspect there’s no right person, just different flavors of wrong. Why is this? Because you yourself are wrong in some way, and you seek out partners who are wrong in some complementary way. But it takes a lot of living to grow fully into your own wrongness. And it is’ until you finally run up against your deepest demons, your unsolvable problems”the ones that make you truly who you are”that we’re ready to find a lifelong mate. Only then do you finally know what you’re looking for. You’re looking for the wrong person. But not just any wrong person: it’s got to be the right wrong person”someone you lovingly gaze upon and think, This is the problem I want tohave.I will find that special person who is wrong for me in just the right way.”-Andrew Boyd


111. None but ourselves can free our minds.”-Bob Marley

Bob Marley


112. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”-Robert Louis Stevenson


113. Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”-Martin Luther King Jr.

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114. Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.”-Albert Schweitzer


115. I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”-Mark Twain


116. A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”-Max Lucado


117. It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”-Walt Disney Company


118. When I was a little girl I used to read fairy tales. In fairy tales you meet Prince Charming and he’s everything you ever wanted. In fairy tales the bad guy is very easy to spot. The bad guy is always wearing a black cape so you always know who he is. Then you grow up and you realize that Prince Charming is not as easy to find as you thought. You realize the bad guy is not wearing a black cape and he’s not easy to spot; he’s really funny, and he makes you laugh, and he has perfect hair.”-Taylor Swift

119. A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”-Leonardo da Vinci


120.“ Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”-Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong


121. Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”-Rabindranath Tagore


122. Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patients with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.”-Lao Tzu


123. The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.-Steve Maraboli


124. Stories never really end…even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don’t end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.”-Cornelia Funke


125. The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”-Kalu Ndukwe Kalu


126. I was smiling yesterday, I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow. Simply because life is too short to cry for anything.”- Santosh Kalwar


127. The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.”-John F. Kennedy


128. People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”-A.A. Milne



129. The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.”-Jim Morrison


130. All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”-Francis of Assisi


131. You never fail until you stop trying.”-Albert Einstein

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132. Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”-Louis Amour


133. If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.”-C. JoyBell C.


134. Dare to Be: When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully. When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light. When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it. When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway. When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back. When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some. When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.  When times are tough, dare to be tougher. When love hurts you, dare to love again. When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal. When another is lost, dare to help them find the way. When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand. When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile. When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too. When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best. Dare to be the best you can At all times, Dare to be!”-Steve Maraboli


135. You’re off to Great Places!Today is your day!Your mountain is waiting,So… get on your way!”-Dr. Seuss


136. Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.”- Jonathan Safran Foer


137. The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”-Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai


138. Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”- JoyBell C.


139. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”-H. Jackson Brown Jr.

140. Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering ‘it will be happier’…”-Alfred Tennyson


141. “One love, one heart, one destiny.”-Bob Marley

Bob Marley


145. “To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your handAnd Eternity in an hour.”- William Blake


146. It’s not the face, but the expressions on it. It’s not the voice, but what you say. It’s not how you look in that body, but the thing you do with it. You are beautiful.”-Stephenie Meyer


147. “Well, now if little by little you stop loving me I shall stop loving you.Little by little.If suddenly you forget me do not look for meFor I shall already have forgotten you.If you think it long and mad the wind of banners that passes through my life And you decide to leave me at the shore of the heart where I have roots.Remember That on that day, at that hour, I shall lift my arms And my roots will set off to seek another land”-Pablo Neruda


148. Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me.”-J.K. Rowling

149. Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”-Leonardo da Vinci


150. The thing about growing up with Fred and George,” said Ginny thoughtfully, “is that you sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.”-J.K. Rowling


151. So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed?Yes! You will, indeed!Kid, you’ll move mountains.”-Dr. Seuss


152. “Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there’s a tomorrow. Maybe for you there’s one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through you fingers. So much time you can waste it.But for some of us there’s only today. And the truth is, you never really know.”-Lauren Oliver


“153. To me, Fearless is not the absense of fear. It’s not being completely unafraid. To me, Fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, Fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death.-Taylor Swift


“154. If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you wont give up. If you give up,you’re not worthy. … Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”-Bob Marley


“155. We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter. Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don’t even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It’s time to put an end to this. It’s time for us to let urselves be loved.”-C. JoyBell C.


156. “You see things; you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?”-George Bernard Shaw

157. You is kind. You is smart. You is important.-Kathryn Stockett


158. “ Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.”-Clive Barker


159. “Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now.”- Christopher Paolini


160. If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?-Jalaluddin Rumi

Jalaluddin Rumi


161. If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.-Nora Roberts


162.“ If you want to be happy, be.”-Leo Tolstoy


163. “ Jane, be still; don’t struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation.” “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you.”-Charlotte Bronte


164. There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.-Gautama Buddha


165. “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”-Mother Teresa

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166. No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.-Eleanor Roosevelt


167. I just want you to know that you’re very special and the only reason I’m telling you is that I don’t know if anyone else ever has.-Stephen Chbosky


168. I’ve known people that the world has thrown everything at to discourage them…to break their spirit. And yet something about them retains a dignity. They face life and don’t ask quarters.-Horton Foote


“169. Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.”-Maya Angelou


“170. A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.”-Gilles Deleuze


171. “You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”-Jalaluddin Rumi


“172. Better to be strong than pretty and useless.”-Lilith Saintcrow

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“173. Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”-Chico Xavier


“174. What makes the desert beautiful,’ said the little prince, ‘is that somewhere it hides a well…”-Antoine de Saint-Exupery


“175. It was, he thought, the difference between being dragged into the arena to face a battle to the death and walking into the arena with your head held high. Some people, perhaps, would say that there was little to choose between the two ways, but Dumbledore knew – and so do I, thought Harry, with a rush of fierce pride, and so did my parents – that there was all the difference in the world.”-J.K. Rowling

“176. Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”-J.K. Rowling


177. “Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”-Voltaire


“178. The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because its only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought,a dream, a legend, they can go on and on. If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”-Chuck Palahniuk


“179. A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.”-John A. Shedd

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“180. Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”-Will Rogers


“181. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”-Alice Walker


182. “We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.”-Stephen Hawking


“183. Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”-Jalaluddin Rumi


184. “Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of.”-Markus Zusak


“185. Happiness [is] only real when shared”-Jon Krakauer


“186. May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.”-George Carlin

“187. The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”-Bette Midler


“188. The past has no power over the present moment.”-Eckhart Tolle

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“189. There are some things you can’t share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.”-J.K. Rowling


190. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”-Steve Maraboli


“191. When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.”-Laurie Halse Anderson


192. “What’s the good of living if you don’t try a few things?”-Charles M. Schulz

Charles M. Schulz


“193. The important thing to you is not how many years in your life, but how much life in your years!”-Edward J. Stieglitz


194. “I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you’re going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.”-C. JoyBell C.


195. Try a little harder to be a little better.”-Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon B. Hinckley


196. There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.-Kazuo Ishiguro


197. “ No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.”-Paulo Coelho


200. “ It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”-Antoine de Saint-Exupery


199.“ Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.”-Lois McMaster Bujold


200. “Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.”-Paulo Coelho


201. Remember, darkness does not always equate to evil, just as light does not always bring good.”-P.C. Cast


202.“ When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.”-Margaret Walker


203. “ I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent!”-Dr. Seuss

“204. If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”-Dalai Lama XIV


“205. She seems so cool, so focused, so quiet, yet her eyes remain fixed upon the horizon. You think you know all there is to know about her immediately upon meeting her, but everything you think you know is wrong. Passion flows through her like a river of blood.She only looked away for a moment, and the mask slipped, and you fell. All your tomorrows start here.”-Neil Gaiman


“206. If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.”-Steve Maraboli


“207. The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.”-C. JoyBell C.


“208. The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“209. There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors.”-Adrienne Rich


“210. Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.”-Rick Riordan

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211. “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”-Antoine de Saint-Exupery


212. “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”-Mark Twain


“213. Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”-Sarah Dessen


“214. Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”-Zig Ziglar


“215. The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively”-Bob Marley


“216. Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”-Barack Obama


“217. What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?”-George Eliot

Motivational Quotes About Strength

“218. All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.”-Mitch Albom


219. “Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real.”-Michelle Hodkin


“220. When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”-John Muir


“221. In the end these things matter most:How well did you love?How fully did you live?How deeply did you let go?”-Jack Kornfield


“222. I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.”-Robert Louis Stevenson


“223. It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”-Mark Twain


“224. My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”-Abraham Lincoln



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“226. A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”-Maya Angelou


“227. Tears are words that need to be written.”-Paulo Coelho

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228. “Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.”-Peter S. Beagle


“229. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”-Confucius


230. “please believe that things are good with me, and even when they’re not, they will be soon enough. And i will always believe the same about you.-Stephen Chbosky


231. “I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.”-Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain


“232. The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”-Randy Pausch


“234. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”-Harvey Fierstein


“235. Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.”- Carlos Ruiz Zafn


“236. Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.-Molire


“237. Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.”-Rick Riordan


238. “Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”-Louis Amour


239. “Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn’t have the time to sit around and talk about you. What’s important to me is not others’ opinions of me, but what’s important to me is my opinion of myself.”-C. JoyBell C.


“239. Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.”-Marilyn Monroe

240. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.”-Anne Frank


“241. What’s terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don’t need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you’re capable of better.”-Doris Lessing


“242. So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. This is because they’re chasing the wrong things. The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”- Mitch Albom


243. “I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.”-Fannie Flagg


“245. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”-Anne Frank


“246. We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”-E.E. Cummings


“247. Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”-Roy T. Bennett


“248. Ive been fighting to be who I am all my life. What’s the point of being who I am, if I can’t have the person who was worth all the fighting for?”-Stephanie Lennox


249. “If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.”-Roy T. Bennett


“250. I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”-Anais Nin

Anais Nin


“251. When things break, it’s not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It’s because a little piece gets lost – the two remaining ends couldn’t fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed.-John Green


252. “I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.”- Steve Maraboli


253. “We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’t: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.”-Philip Pullman
254. Atticus, he was real nice.” “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.”-Harper Lee


“255. We are all different. Don’t judge, understand instead.”-Roy T. Bennett


256. “We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.”-C. JoyBell C.


257. “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”-Gautama Buddha


“258. Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”-Margaret Atwood

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“259. In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard.”-John Grisham

“260. The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”-George Washington Burnap


“261. I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because I’m helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn’t change God- it changes me.”-William Nicholson


“262. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”-Norman Vincent Peale


“263. Do no harm and leave the world a better place than you found it.”-Patricia Cornwell


264. “Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. ”-Pablo Picasso


“265. To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,To the last syllable of recorded time;And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player,That truts and frets his hour upon the stage,And then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing.”-William Shakespeare


266. “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”-Steve Maraboli


“267. Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.”-Leo Tolstoy


“268. Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!”-Maya Angelou


“269. The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”-Henry David Thoreau


270. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”-Louisa May Alcott


“271. I figured something out. The future is unpredictable.”-John Green


“272. All thinking men are atheists.”-Ernest Hemingway


“273. If we listened to our intellect we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go in business because we’d be cynical: “It’s gonna go wrong.” Or “She’s going to hurt me.” Or,”I’ve had a couple of bad love affairs, so therefore . . .” Well, that’s nonsense. You’re going to miss life. You’ve got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down.”-Ray Bradbury


“274. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”-John Anster


“275. There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and just go for it.”-Judith McNaught


276. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”-Charles Darwin
277. Remember that good things come in threes and so do bad things and always apologize when you’ve done something wrong but don’t you ever apologize for the way your eyes refuse to stop shining.Your voice is small but don’t ever stop singing and when they finally hand you heartbreak, slip hatred and war under your doorstep and hand you hand-outs on street corners of cynicism and defeat, you tell them that they really ought to meet your mother.”-Sarah Kay


“278. Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.”-Gustave Flaubert


“279. Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”-Napoleon Bonaparte


280. “The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.”-Napoleon Hill


“281. . . . when it comes down to it, that’s what life is all about: showing up for the people you love, again and again, until you can’t show up anymore.”-Rebecca Walker


282. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”-Walt Whitman


“283. The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.”-C. JoyBell C.


284. “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms”to choose ones attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose ones own way.”-Viktor E. Frankl


285. “I sought to hear the voice of God and climbed the topmost steeple, but God declared: “Go down again – I dwell among the people.”- John Henry Newman